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Ralph Emerson Featherstone
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Posted by Michelle Knoll, 31 March 2007 at 22:03

b. May 26 1923 Trafalgar, Son of Emerson E. Featherstone and Mildred A. Featherstone, of Oakville. 1939 Trafalgar Assessment News , appeared in Canadian Champion, 26 Apr 1945 , page 5 , column 1 J/41057 Royal Canadian Air Force, Omagh Church of Christ List George’s Square; Oakville Trafalgar High School Memorial; Town Oakville Honour Roll; Bronte Legion Memorial; St John’s United Church Memorial; Karachi War Cemetery Pakistan; Trafalgar Twp. War Memorial

Posted by Ken Gilmer, 24 December 2012 at 15:20

Ralph's primary buddy, George Gilmer, also a flying officer, wireless air gunner on Wellington bombers, from Georgetown is alive and well today, living at home with his wife and continuing to drive etc ( @ December 2012). George is nearly 91 years old. I am George's son and was given the middle name of Ralph in memory of Ralph Featherstone.

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Ralph Emerson Featherstone


Flying Officer (air gunner) with #5 Ferry Unit. Killed April 8, 1945, at the age of 23. Ralph is buried in the Karachi War Cemetery, Pakistan. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.